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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Wed, 06/09/2021

Order Vacating Standing Order 20-10–Reopening Public Areas of the Clerk’s Office Effective June 14, 2021.

Temporary procedures set forth in the Court’s May 21, 2021, Public Notice to public...

Sun, 06/06/2021

Second Order Regarding Remote Hearings in Bankruptcy Cases due to COVID-19 Pandemic

[Read Standing Order No. 21-12-PDF]

Sun, 06/06/2021

Order Vacating Standing Order 20-9, as extended in its entirety by Standing Order 20-19, and establishing a modified temporary protocol for filings by unrepresented persons in bankruptcy cases—Effective June 14, 2021.

Temporary procedures...

Mon, 05/24/2021

Continued Bankruptcy Court Operation under the Protocol in Response to Public Health Emergency as to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Emergency for the Alexandria Division Only—Further Extension through August 31, 2021: Standing Order-February 24, 2021...

Thu, 04/08/2021

Norfolk-Newport News Only-Standing Order No. 21-1—Modification to Motions Practice in the Norfolk and Newport News Divisions—Effective May 1, 2021: Important Information

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Wed, 01/20/2021

Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information (Click ...

Tue, 01/19/2021

JANUARY 19, 2021

Notice of Alexandria Division Office Closing for Inauguration Day – January 20, 2021

The Alexandria Division office for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia will be closed for...

Tue, 01/12/2021


Standing Order No. 21-1 — Order on Fees for Debtor’s Counsel in Chapter 13 Cases, Effective January 1, 2021

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Mon, 01/11/2021

Beginning on February 1, 2021, and continuing until further notice, unless otherwise ordered, all proceedings before Bankruptcy Judge Brian F. Kenney in the Court’s Alexandria Division, will be conducted by video conference via Zoom for...

Wed, 12/02/2020

For the Court’s Norfolk and Newport News Divisions only, the Court has issued combined Norfolk-Newport News Standing Order 20-4 in furtherance of the Court’s efforts to minimize the number of hearings held and to enable parties to appear remotely...